event.numDeleted

Type Number
Event userInput
Revision Release 2020.3601
Keywords userInput, numDeleted

Overview

The number of characters which were deleted.

Gotchas

This property is only available during the "editing" phase of userInput events.

Example

local defaultField

local function textListener( event )
    if ( event.phase == "editing" ) then
        print( event.numDeleted )
    end
end

defaultField = native.newTextField( 150, 150, 180, 30 )
defaultField:addEventListener( "userInput", textListener )